OF THE MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL
MAY AS PEACE MONTH IN CHEVERLY
Whereas, the Town of Cheverly is a safe, non-violent, diverse, prosperous community and our residents are committed to preserving peace and studying options for maintaining our peaceful community; and
Whereas, The Town of Cheverly desires to become a model community in directing attention and resources toward creating a culture of peace by providing opportunity for our children to resolution of conflict through non-violent means; and
Whereas, the Town of Cheverly recognizes that without equality and justice in our community there can never be true peace; and
Whereas, the Mayor and Council pledge to continue to pursue through their ordinances, policies and actions of the Council and actions and conduct of the Town’s staff, equality, justice and a peaceful quality of life for our residents; and
Whereas, the Mayor and Council recognize that people in all walks of life, both as individuals and as members of Town organizations, are positively contributing to the peace and wellbeing of our community; and
Whereas, the Mayor and Council resolve to work with volunteers and groups in Cheverly to develop non-partisan educational programs that support these ideals and practical applications in our community including sponsoring a Peace Forum at the Town’s Community Center; and
Now, therefore be it resolved that the Mayor and Town Council of Cheverly Maryland proudly proclaim May 2008 as Peace Month in Cheverly.
INTRODUCED AND ADOPTED at the Cheverly Town Meeting, March 13, 2008.